Archived News

March 2, 2015
Senator Bates and Assemblyman Brough have introduced legislation intended to help preserve life-saving emergency care services at San Clemente’s Saddleback Memorial Medical Center.
February 26, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Connect on Social Media | San Clemente Hospital Update | CalOptima Update | College Financial Aid Deadline | Barona School Grant Applications | Facebook Online Safety Seminar - March 26, 2015 | Lunar New Year - A New Beginning | Attention San Diego Entrepreneurs | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights
February 3, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | First Day of the 2015-16 Session | Committee Assignments | Governor’s Budget Proposal | Governor’s Appointments | Environmental Honor | Senate Fellows Program | College Financial Aid | Commemorating Black History Month | American Heart Month | Boy Scouts’ 105th Anniversary | Upcoming Events | 36th District Wrap‐Up
January 9, 2015
Senator Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) today responded to the release of Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015-16 budget proposal : “The Governor’s budget contains some common sense concepts such as building the state’s rainy day fund, further reducing debt, and investing in priorities such as education...
January 6, 2015
Senator Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today her committee assignments for the 2015-16 legislative session: Appropriations (Vice Chair) Business, Professions and Economic Development (Vice Chair) Transportation and Housing Governance and Finance Environmental Quality Joint Legislative Budget...
January 5, 2015
Senator Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement today after attending the inauguration of Governor Jerry Brown, where his inaugural address also served as his constitutionally required annual report to the Legislature: “I congratulate Governor Brown as he begins his historic...
December 2, 2014
Sen. Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) took the oath of office shortly after noon on Monday to officially become a member of the California State Senate, representing the 36th District.